Scottish history

Discover Scotland's past with our features, history travel and expert guides.

The face of one of the Scottish soldiers who was imprisoned and died in Durham following the Battle of Dunbar in ...

14/12/2017

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A burial marker discovered half submerged in a 500-year old graveyard has taken the history of Dundee’s Howff ...

14/12/2017

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Discover ten ways in which Scots have influenced the USA over the century with this infographic from ScotClans. ...

12/12/2017

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Recreate the food that Bonnie Prince Charlie enjoyed at his final dinner before the Battle of Culloden, with a ...

11/12/2017

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Dan Harris of Brick to the Past talks to History Scotland about the background to their latest project, a LEGO® ...

07/12/2017

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National Trust for Scotland has announced plans to build a 'colossal yet sublime' enclosure over Charles Rennie ...

06/12/2017

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A thesaurus which explores more than 750,000 words and spans 1,000 years of the English language has been awarded ...

01/12/2017

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A treasure trove of evocative recordings, striking images and rarely seen historic documents are among the ...

30/11/2017

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Alastair Stewart continues his examination of the best sources to understand Churchill the man over Churchill the ...

27/11/2017

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Mary Queen of Scots spent a total of nineteen years as a prisoner on the orders of Elizabeth I of England. Find ...

16/11/2017

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An exceptionally rare Scottish Renaissance jewel has gone on permanent display at National Museum of Scotland. ...

13/11/2017

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Scots are famous for many things, but trying to kill Franco isn't typically one of them, writes Alastair Stewart. ...

09/11/2017

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